Odd distfile download
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Mon Sep 4 20:30:29 UTC 2006
On Sunday 03 September 2006 02:21, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> I have a port I am writing which uses an unusual way of distributing
> tarballs. The only download for official sources that I can tell is
> through their web source control interface. They have a URL which
> provides a tarball of a tagged version from their source control
> software. The URL is
> This causes fetch and wget to save the file as 1.42.1.tar.gz?view=tar,
> but netscape removes the ?view=tar.
Just out of curiosity I ran
and it fetches the same file without using the ?view=tar part.
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